The CADRE platform is being developed through collaboration and co-investment from multiple partners.

Australian Data Archive

The Australian Data Archive (ADA) at The Australian National University – provides a national service for the collection and preservation of digital research data and disseminates this data for secondary analysis by academic researchers and other users. ADA operates within the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods.

Australian Access Federation

The Australian Access Federation (AAF) – empowers Australian students, researchers and educators by enabling seamless access through a single sign-on solution to online resources for the education and research sector. The AAF also provides the underpinning access and authentication infrastructure for national research.


The Australian Academic Research Network (AARNet) – delivers internet and layered services to the Australian education and research communities and their research partners and is the operator of the Advanced Research and Education Network (AREN). AARNet provides secure national research collaboration, storage and analysis e-Infrastructure that leverages the network.”


The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) – provides eInfrastructure and expert eResearch support for urban, regional and social science researchers in academia, government and industry. AURIN provides access to high-quality, spatially enabled, national-scale data assets covering economics, population, health, housing, transport, climate, social policy, critical infrastructure, planning and land use. Working with researchers, AURIN facilitates the development, deployment and long-term support of advanced analytical methods, simulation models and visualisation capability for the adoption of high-impact research within government and industry across Australia.

UNSW Sydney

UNSW (eResearch Institutional Cloud Architecture – ERICA) – is a secure cloud computing infrastructure for researchers working with sensitive and often large-scale health data.  ERICA is a network and nodes operate at UNSW Sydney, AIHW (Secure Remote Analysis Environment – SRAE) and NSW Data Analytics Centre (NSW Secure Analytics Lab).  New nodes are being added to the network that will operate in University of Melbourne, SA-NT DataLink and the University of Western Australia.

Social Data Analytics Lab

Social Data Analytics (SoDA) Lab at Swinburne applies contemporary and emerging data analytics techniques to provide insight into the health and wellbeing and social challenges of our time. SoDA Lab operates the Swinburne Data CO-OP platform and supports the data collaborative projects in the not-for-profit sector. 

Research Graph Foundation

The Research Graph Foundation is a not-for-profit and collaborative venture to connect scholarly records across global research repositories. The Foundation contributes to developing capabilities that transform disconnected and siloed research activities into a connected network of scholarly works. This network has enabled the discovery of research collaborations, rapid synthesis of the literature, and provided a pathway to trace research impact.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne (Melbourne Graduate School of Education – MGSE) – supports people to address the major educational challenges of our times by fostering research and teaching that lead to the transformation of educational practice and knowledge, both within and beyond the profession.  The SOCEY research community bring expertise in qualitative data archiving that arises from childhood, youth and education studies. 

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) – advances understanding of the factors affecting Australian families through high-quality research and communicates those findings to policy makers, service providers and the broader community.  AIFS operates within the portfolio of the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) – is an independent statutory agency producing authoritative and accessible information and statistics to inform and support better policy and service delivery decisions, leading to better health and wellbeing for all Australians. We are focused on turning data into useful information and telling the broader story.

University of Queensland

University of Queensland (Institute for Social Science Research – ISSR) – undertakes solution-focused research to address new and emerging challenges facing Australian society and is an international leader in advanced interdisciplinary and evidence-based social science research.  ISSR operates within University of Queensland.

Australian Research Data Commons

Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) – is a transformational initiative that enables Australian research community and industry access to nationally significant, leading edge data intensive eInfrastructure, platforms, skills and collections of high-quality data.